Tree care and Maintenance Services
Practices usually done to care for trees usually in both built and natural environments can be termed generally as tree services which include pruning, trimming, thinning, felling, tree removal as well as stump grinding. This is usually done for various purposes such as obtaining raw materials for the timber industry. Tree services are important as they help remove trees or branches that are infested by pests and also to enhance visibility more so if the trees are on the roadside. Protective wear and following safety rules help avoid accidents that may occur when offering tree services. Tree services require the use of appropriate tools in pruning, trimming, thinning, felling, tree removal, stump grinding among other services. Tree services are rare in natural environments and are practiced in areas such as on the roadside, in urban and also suburban landscapes.
Tree removal is one of the many tree services. Removing a tree is usually done when the risks involved to the surrounding people, other trees, and vegetation is higher than its benefits. A tree that is threatening the beauty and appearance of a given landscape usually end up being removed. Tree removal in a given landscape will require qualified professionals to avoid damaging the surrounding plants and structures. The predisposing factors for tree removal includes the condition of the tree, the state of the landscape it is located and also the structure of its branches. Tree removal requires the use of special tools which are suited to protect surrounding vegetation and structures such as electricity and telephone cables. Tree removal will help them enhance the health of surrounding vegetation since it will lead to proper growth and development of competing species.
Tree removal usually leaves behind tree stumps. The stump left behind usually requires to be removed through a process called stump grinding to crush it into very small pieces which are easily disposed. Stump grinding uses a stump grinder or a stump cutter that has a high speed rotating cutting disk for chipping the stump and the roots. Stump grinding is important in avoiding pests which may come about when the stump is left to decay for several years mostly the termites. It is possible for sprouting on a stump to occur hence grinding it helps avoid development of the suckers which usually have little aesthetic value.
Deciding to remove a tree is usually tough hence one should seek alternatives to avoid it during the process of tree development. The vigor and longevity of trees can be enhanced through proper care and maintenance hence preventing tree removal.